Monday, March 19, 2012

Neocollyris sp., Sumatra Indonesia

Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This beetle is from the family of Carabidae under genus of Neocollyris.


This long necked ground beetle has metallic black color all over its body including eyes except the leg which colored orange at the femur. It has rough surface of the elytra. The overall size is about 8mm.

Scientific Classification:
Phylum  : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Insecta - Insects
Order : Coleoptera - Beetles
Suborder : Adephaga - Ground and Water Beetles
Family : Carabidae - Ground Beetles
Genus : Neocollyris (W. Horn, 1901)

Reference:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neocollyris

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